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Posted on 07/16/2020
Another Property Sold - 10521 Amberjack Way #203, Englewood, FL 34224
Move in ready and available for immediate enjoyment, this beautifully appointed, TURNKEY FURNISHED, 3 bedroom/2 bath residence offers a slice of upscale island living at its finest! Upon entering through the brand new 8 ft. front door, you are welcomed by all new interior paint in the latest coastal colors and low maintenance driftwood-inspired plank tile flooring. Your eye is immediately drawn to the view beyond the great room to the preserve and lake, truly a nature and bird lover's dream. Either from the boardwalk downstairs or from the sofa on the large and private screened patio, you can fix your binoculars on the natural wonders just...
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Posted on 07/12/2020
How to Choose the Right Property to Flip
Photo by Jonny Lindner via Pixabay Making a flip profitable starts with one straightforward requirement: find a great deal. These tips are straightforward but crucial if you want to nail your first flip or your tenth. 1. Spread the Word that You're In The Market By this point you should have a rock star team nailed down--a few...
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Posted on 07/07/2020
Tips for Adding to Your Resale Value
Image by Breadmaker from Shutterstock When you're motivated to get the most from your sale, it pays to add property value through preparation. Get started today with some of these tips: Have your local real estate agent evaluate your home. As a professional, they know what sells and what doesn't in your area. They will assist you in...
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Posted on 07/03/2020
Another Property Sold - 5353 Siesta Court, Sarasota, FL 34242
Located in Siesta Cove, one of Siesta Key's finest luxury communities within minutes to the white quartz sand of Siesta Beach, you will find some excellent finishes chosen for the 2013 model of this three or four bedroom home. The impressive curb appeal stems from an exterior facelift now boasting stacking stone, new garage door, all new hurricane windows in 2017, beautiful Mahogany and glass front door and recently completed professional landscaping. An efficiently laid out eat -in kitchen features maple shaker cabinets with granite countertops, Bosch stainless steel appliances, wine cooler and trash compactor. The open living plan offers a...
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Posted on 06/28/2020
Roof Maintenance for Your Home
Image by Mario Ohibsky from Pixabay Whether you’re getting your home ready to sell or just getting settled into a new one, making sure your roof is in excellent condition is important. Your roof helps keep the inside of your home safe from water and other types of damage. Roofs can endure wear and tear over time or...
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Posted on 06/21/2020
When to Sell Your Home as an Investment Property
Photo by fran hogan on Unsplash If you’re a homeowner considering selling your home as an investment property, timing is important. From a financial perspective, just as you probably bought strategically, you want to sell strategically too. The trick is knowing when the right time arrives. Here are four common metrics people use to determine when it's time...
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Posted on 06/14/2020
Rev Up Your Yard: Tables that Pop
Image by StockSnap from Pixabay Every yard needs a fun and functional picnic table. Your outdoor table may be used to hold food, plants, craft projects, beverages and more. But, regardless of its function, it needs to look nice, and it needs to fit into your outdoor decorating theme. We have tons of ideas on turning your plain-Jane...
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Posted on 06/07/2020
How To Protect Your Real Estate Assets from a Possible Recession
Photo by Gerd Altmann via Pixabay Property owners got clobbered in the Great Recession of 2008, but that was the exception rather than the rule. Real estate typically weathers hard times well compared to other investments. Still, there’s always the possibility you could get squeezed if property values drop or if your personal or business income takes a...
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Posted on 05/31/2020
What Can a Seller Learn After a Home Showing?
Let's face it – a showing can be a stressful experience for a house seller. If a seller makes even a single mistake planning for a showing, a buyer may be turned off by his or her residence. And as a result, a seller's home may linger on the real estate market for many weeks or months. Ultimately, each...
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Posted on 05/27/2020
Another Property Rented - 3841 Pin Oaks Street, Sarasota, FL 34235
Beautifully maintained 3 bed/2 bath family home in desirable Glen Oaks Estates. With a fully fenced back yard, this home enjoys privacy around the spacious saltwater pool and spa including a large pool deck for sunbathing, and the pool/spa is heated by propane. There is also plenty of covered space for outdoor dining and entertaining. The home features separate living and family rooms as well as a split plan with the master bedroom and en suite bath, remodeled in 2017, on one side of the house and the other two bedrooms and bath on the opposite side of the house. The guest bathroom can also be conveniently accessed from the pool area. ...
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Posted on 05/25/2020
Video Tour - 3841 Pin Oaks Street, Sarasota, FL 34235
Beautifully maintained 3 bed/2 bath family home in desirable Glen Oaks Estates. With a fully fenced back yard, this home enjoys privacy around the spacious saltwater pool and spa including a large pool deck for sunbathing, and the pool/spa is heated by propane. There is also plenty of covered space for outdoor dining and entertaining. The home features separate living and family rooms as well as a split plan with the master bedroom and en suite bath, remodeled in 2017, on one side of the house and the other two bedrooms and bath on the opposite side of the house. The guest bathroom can also be conveniently accessed from the pool area. ...
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Posted on 05/24/2020
Tips for First Time Home Buyers in South Florida
Photo by Tumisu via Pixabay For first time home buyers, it can seem that buying a home is just something that only the rich people get to enjoy. But the truth of the situation is that owning a home has never been easier if you know what is available for you. For first time home buyers in the...
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